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Great opening lines of great novels

The first line of a novel is important. It introduces the theme, sets the tone, prepares the stage for the story to unfold and invites the reader to participate in the adventure. There are many novels with good or even great opening lines. Here are some …

Around the world in 5 novels

We invite you to join us in some world-hopping on the wings of literary works. Enormous areas will be left unexplored, for it is not the ambition of this post to give anything resembling a comprehensive overview. If it has ambition at all, it is to …